SOS LAB is the world’s first and most established developer of hybrid LiDAR for self-driving cars. At CES 2019, which is being held in Las Vegas from January 8th to 11th, 2019, the company has planned to launch its new, improved 3D LiDAR sensor to the international market.
Apart from its 3D hybrid LiDAR (SL-1) designed for autonomous vehicles, SOS LAB will showcase its 2D scanning LiDAR (GL-3) for auto-guided drones and vehicles as well as its 2D solid-state LiDAR (TL-3), utilized in security systems for detecting near-field (5–10 m) obstacles.
In the main hall of CES 2019, at booth 3002 of the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center (LVCC), a private live demonstration of 3D hybrid LiDAR (SL-1) will be conducted. Within the same location, a public live demonstration of 2D LiDAR (GL-3/ TL-3) will also be conducted.
In September 2018, SOS LAB secured $6 million in series A funding, and since its inception in 2016, it has grown quickly, employing more than 40 people and significantly expanding its business development center in Silicon Valley and two R&D centers in Korea.
SOS LAB continues to receive international praise; recently in November 2018, the company won at the K-Global Pitching Contest in Silicon Valley and in the same month, reached the second place in China’s 2018 Innovation Future AI startup competition.
At present, SOS LAB is developing its highly expected, state-of-the-art solid-state LiDAR, and also preparing for large-scale production of its hybrid LiDAR scanner in 2019. The company’s present hybrid scanning technique and upcoming solid-state designs are anticipated to redefine the industry standard for accurate and affordable scanning solutions for autonomous vehicles.